Recycling in Dutchess County

 
Speakers
Cathy Lan & Camille Marcotte from Cornell Cooperative Extension on
Recycling and Composting
 
Dutchess County has single stream recycling. Which means that you do not have to separate your recycling items.  In Dutchess County everyone is required to recycle, it's the law. In Dutchess County our recycling is brought to the Materials Recovery Facility in Beacon.
 
 
Speakers
Cathy Lan & Camille Marcotte from Cornell Cooperative Extension on
Recycling and Composting
 
Dutchess County has single stream recycling. Which means that you do not have to separate your recycling items.  In Dutchess County everyone is required to recycle, it's the law. In Dutchess County our recycling is brought to the Materials Recovery Facility in Beacon.
You can recycle...
Plastics
-#1, #2,#4,#5 and #7 plastic food and beverage containers
-including bottles, jars, jugs and other rigid plastic containers
Paper
- newspaper, magazines and brochures
-corrugated cardboard and paper bags
- paper towel rolls
- paper back books
- cartons
- greeting cards, regular and junk mail
- cardboard beverage containers
- phone books
-dry food cartons
Cans
-aluminum and metal cans
-loose metal jar lids
-foil
Glass
- glass bottles and jars
-glass food containers
-glass beverage containers
 
Do Not Place in Recycling Bins
- no flimsy plastic bags
-no materials in flimsy plastic bags
-no shredded paper
-no scrap metal
-no hazardous waste
-no diapers or bio-hazardous waste
-no non recyclable plastics
-no flatted containers
-no caps/lids ON glass bottles or jars
-no liquids
-no ceramics or non recyclable glass
-no frozen food containers